Nutrition and the Immune System


You don't have to get sick this winter. Eating right will strengthen your immune system and help you ward off colds and flu viruses.

Protein 202


You've already passed Protein 101, now it's time for Protein 202: five beyond-the-basics protein facts that will help you use protein more effectively to build muscle and even burn fat.

The Straight Dope on Salt


There a lot of myths about the effects of salt consumption. Here's the "straight dope" on the role of sodium in an athlete's nutrition protocol.

Carb-Protein Sports Drink Research Update


New studies show that drinking a carb-protein sports drinking during weightlifting reduces mucle damage, and more.

Energy Partitioning


The effort to get leaner is essentially a game of energy partitioning, or ensuring that most of the calories you consume are used to build and fuel muscles.

Glycemic Index


The glycemic index is a borderline-useless tool for health and weight management. This article puts the Glycemic Index into perspective.

Healthy Satiety


Think you can't eat for satisfaction and a healthy body weight simultaneously? Think again!

7 Principles of Healthy Weight Loss


When it comes to losing weight, the details don't matter much. It's the principles that count.

Optimal Performance Weight


Finding the body weight associated with your best performances will help you manage your weight more effectively. Here's how to determine your optimal performance weight.

The All You Can Eat Diet, Part 1


What's the "all you can eat diet"? It's simple: if you work out enough, you can eat as much as you want, and whenever you want.

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